Language Diversity in the USA

Language Diversity in the USA

by Kim Potowski
     
 

Investigates the linguistic diversity of the USA by profiling the twelve most commonly used languages other than English.See more details below

Overview

Investigates the linguistic diversity of the USA by profiling the twelve most commonly used languages other than English.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521745338
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
09/13/2010
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
346
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

1. Language diversity in the United States: dispelling common myths and appreciating advantages Kim Potowski with Scott McGinnis; 2. Language contact in the United States Suzanne Romaine; 3. Native American languages in the United States Teresa L. McCarty; 4. Spanish in the United States Kim Potowski and Maria Carreira; 5. Chinese in the United States Yun Xiao; 6. Tagalog in the United States Elvira C. Fonacier; 7. French in the United States Albert Valdman; 8. Vietnamese in the United States Carl L. Bankston III and Vy Thuc Dao; 9. German in the United States Renate Ludanyi; 10. Korean in the United States Hae-Young Kim; 11. Russian in the United States Olga E. Kagan and Kathleen Dillon; 12. Italian in the United States Anna De Fina and Luciana Fellin; 13. Arabic in the United States Sonia Shiri; 14. Portuguese in the United States Ana Maria Carvalho; 15. Polish in the United States Bożena Nowicka McLees and Katarzyna Dziwirek; 16. Language policy in the United States Terrence G. Wiley.

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